After a luncheon in the business center "Mizan" given for the foreign official delegations and , participating in the opening of the new International airport in Ashgabat, the very kind hosts organized a visit of a gala concert at the stadium "Ashgabat", devoted to the opening of the International airport and the conduct of the V-they Asian Games in indoor sports and martial arts, which will be held in Ashgabat in September 2017.
As is known, in addition to Asian countries, in the upcoming Games it will participate the member states of Oceania (Australia, New Zealand and many island nations of Micronesia and Polynesia) to compete for medals in 21kinds of sport. Full swing of work is carried out on the final stage of construction of the Olympic Village, which is assigned a vast area in the south of the Turkmen capital.
At the multifunctional stadium «Ashgabat» celebrations were held devoted to the year before the opening of V Asian Indoor Games and martial arts, as well as putting into operation of the International Airport of the capital.
Stands of the modern sports facility that can host 20 thousand spectators are filled to capacity.
Among attendees there are more than one hundred guests from 25 countries, Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, senior officials from the National Parliament, military and law-enforcement authorities, ministries and sectoral agencies, heads of diplomatic representatives and missions accredited in Turkmenistan, Turkmenistan’s Ambassadors abroad, representatives of public organizations, mass media and students.
A storm of applause greeted the appearance in the loge of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov.
In the center of the sports arena boys and girls display the insignia of the V Asian Indoor Games.
Single-engine aircrafts appear in the sky right above the stadium and perform aero-acrobatics. Parachutists with flaunting state flag of Turkmenistan and flag of the Olympic Council of Asia in their hands jumped out of one of the aircrafts.
Begins the solemn procession of riders on Akhal-Teke horses, symbolizing the confident gait the Turkmen state on the path of independence. The column magnificent horses in decorated harness, embodies a kind of «cavalry», the glory all the years that have passed under the banner of independence and filled up the historical annals of the nation’s many great achievements and landmark successes.The procession is headed by the national hero Oguz Khan whose image stands as a symbol of succession of traditions and spiritual legacy of ancestors. He is followed by his sons and grandsons. Horses dance to the solemn music and line up in front of the central stand. Excellence of riders’ equestrian skills leaves an indelible impression on our compatriots and guests.
A vivid performance involving circus masters unfolds on the sports arena.
The program continues with performances by leading soloists of Turkmen musical stage and young talented artists, members of folk and ethnographic groups and young talents.
At nightfall installed here super monitors began demonstration of the film "Turkmen lasyny."
The festive performances are included children's performances, the future of the Turkmen state, the best children's creative collectives of the country, young talent and little stars of Turkmen music and dance. They captivate viewers with sparkling enthusiasm and virtuosity.
Having completed the celebration the festive fireworks, salute sounded in honor of the upcoming Asian Games and the entire country, where, under the leadership of the head of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov embodied grandiose plans of the state.